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Abbott promotes tough overseer, drops gaffe-prone defence minister

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Mr Abbott has promoted Mr Morrison to Social Services Minister and dumped Mr Johnston (above) from his defence minister post.

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Mr Abbott has promoted Mr Morrison (above) to Social Services Minister and dumped Mr Johnston from his defence minister post.

Sydney

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Tony Abbott, battling a slide in public support, reshuffled his Cabinet on Sunday, promoting the overseer of a tough immigration programme and throwing out his gaffe-prone defence minister.

Mr Abbott said that the shake-up was for jobs and families...

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